KPIT Technologies to be strategic tech partner for Renault’s SDV program
KPIT Technologies, a software integration partner for the automotive and mobility industry, has been chosen by Renault Group as a strategic software scaling partner for next-generation software-defined vehicle (SDV) programs.
Renault Group is said to be making substantial investments and forging strategic partnerships to build an SDV platform, which is expected to fuel its global growth over the coming decades by providing unrivaled experience to end consumers and unlocking monetization over the tenure of vehicle ownership.
Thierry Cammal — Renault Software Labs Managing Director said: “We are delighted to bring KPIT onboard our journey towards SDV. Software is the force behind the transformation of the Automotive industry.
“KPIT is recognized as a leading software integration partner globally with multi-domain software competencies, making them a strategic scaling partner to us. Together, we will develop SDV technology platforms that will help us maintain market leadership and help the industry accelerate SDV transformation.”
KPIT Technologies claimed that its experience of 20 years in automotive and mobility software, global scale, cross-domain competencies, and ecosystem of alliance partners apart from know-how in developing SDV roadmaps for various industry majors, makes it well positioned to contribute to the vision of Renault Group.
The Indian company said that its global presence clubbed with access to a talent pool and training programs, will develop the desired scale demanded by the SDV platform.
Renault Group anticipates the SDV technology programs to bring value to its roadmap of vehicle production programs that will begin from 2026, said KPIT Technologies.
Kishor Patil — KPIT Technologies CEO said: “Our vision is to Reimagine Mobility with industry leaders like Renault Group. We are proud and deeply excited to contribute to 100+ years of Renault Group’s role in shaping the automotive industry landscape. Renault Group has attracted consumers globally with leadership in several markets.
“The power of software from KPIT will unlock electrification, autonomous driving, and connected vehicle experiences that will delight Renault consumers. KPIT will bring competencies at scale, IP, an ecosystem of partnerships, thereby creating long-term value.
“We are looking forward to jointly building an industry-leading solution for the automotive and mobility industry.”